Travelling is fun, especially because it is easy to go from one place to another. Travelling overseas is not difficult as well. You just need to make sure that your passport is still valid. The American passport is even held in high consideration. With it, you have access to over 100 nations. However, not all nations only requires valid passport to visit. Some nations require passport holders to be pre-approved before their visit as well. There are some destinations, in which you are required to get a visa from the local embassy.
However, it is not a big issue since obtaining a visa is quite simple. You can even obtain it after landing at the airport. To obtain visa, you will be charged less than $20. However, there are also some destinations around the world when visitors are required submit other needed documents. Therefore, it is important to find out which destination requires expensive visa and other documents.
Formerly known as Zaire, Republic of Congo has a restrictive price tag. If you plan to visit this place, you need to apply for a visa three months ahead at max. Besides, you will be required to pay $200 for the application requirement fee. Aside from it, you will also be required to submit copy of your airline ticket, a letter of invitation, as well as hotel reservation which has been verified. Without those requirements, they will deny your application. It is also highly recommended to take shot the Yellow Fever vaccines as well as anti-malaria prior your planned trip.
Russia is one of the most restricted countries in the world especially to western travelers. You need to prepare your money before visiting this country. The price is range from $90, $144, to $288. If you apply for single entry then you must pay $90. If you apply for double entry visa, you will be required to pay $144 which takes 20 days to process. If you are in a hurry, you can ask for faster process which takes 3 days. However, it costs $288. There is also multiple-entry visa which costs you $270 and it takes 20 days to process. If you demand for faster process in which it takes 3 days, you need to pay $540. Other requirements for visa application are valid passport, invitation from tour operator as a proof, etc. Make sure to always up to date with visa requirement before planning to visit Russia.
Brazil is also one of the most restrictive countries in the world especially for American visitors. You need to receive your visa your arrival to this country. You can send your visa application to the nearest embassy. Other requirements for visa application include valid passport, as well as one blank page in the passport book. To apply for the visa, you need to pay $160. It is also important for you to know that if your application is denied, you won’t get refund. Thus, make sure to complete all the requirements.